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20130119
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's bring in our political panel angela mcglowan, and a former chief of staff to joe manchin. it boggles the mind, the president with a jobs council the last year january, 2012. unemployment tad, angela and chris, 8.5% and now fallen to 7.8%, but while it's a good thing it's falling, there are till 21 million unemployed so unemployment has not fallen far enough. the light bulb has to go off. what progress is the job council making when creating more jobs? >> it's not made much progress and are we surprised that the president has not met with his jobs council in one year? this administration has been about political gesture, political manipulation, blame games, but what has really been done? kelly, remember in 2009 he appointed like 32 czar. we had an economic czar, a stimulus accountability czar, an interview czar. it's been about political gestures, but not actually solutions, but my question is, where is the public outrage? >> the public outrage, the public doesn't really understand what's going on with the jobs council, chris, weigh in on that for me. >> let's put some stuff into cont
and try to pressure, say, more moderate democrats like joe manchin in west virginia on issues like gun control that could back fire in a red state like west virginia where he is from. there is a fine balance here, bill. >> that will be interesting to watch. back to monday though. will he get into specifics about, say, immigration or even guns, ed? >> no. aids say that he wants to make this a big picture speech. and sort of it's going to be a bicend to the state of the union address that's coming next month. just as he did last year, he will lay out a lot of policy prescriptions. that's where we think he will fill in a lot of details. we heard certainly a lot of details on what he wants for guns, for example. he will have to talk a lot more in the state of the union about deficit control. we have this new fox poll out tonight to. people are upset about fiscal cliff deal. when asked if their paycheck is smaller this year because of more taxfuls being taken out 60% say yes 25% say no. he is going to have to talk about more deficit reduction. they will do a will little partying this weeken
's second-term agenda? >> it's a big challenge. take an issue like gun control. like joe manchin, he said he's opposed to the assault weapons ban and everything obama is doing on gun control. the president wants to get through immigration, gun control. he wants to raise taxes probably again. and the challenge on those issues is, those democrats are, the president doesn't have to run for reelection. but they're worried he'll drag their numbers down. >> what about the people going through the 2014 congressional elections, do they look to the president as being someone who will help them fund-raise? do they rely on him for that or do they move past because he's getting into that lame duck status? >> it totally depends on the member and what kind of house district they represent or the state. except for some extreme cases, democrats representing really red states or obviously republicans, usually when offered the help from the president, they say, yes. the money you get from it is really so good. it's the best find of fund-raiser you can have if you're in a tough race. we'll see if he's popular
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